1.Zabti was

(A) Customs  (B) Land Revenue System  (C) Currency (D) Trade

2.The autobiography of Babur was known as

(A) Chach Namah  (B) Babur Namah  (C) Firdaus Namah  (D) Shah Namah

3.The Sadak-i-Azam was constructed by

(A) Babur  (B) Akbar  (C) Sher Shah  (D) Bahadur Shah

4. Who was afflicted by the "Deccan Ulcer"

(A) Babur  (B) Aurangzeb (C) Akbar (D) None of the above

5. Abul Fazl was the court poet of

(A) Akbar (B) Jahangir (C) Shah Jahan (D) Babur

6. Akbar was born at

(A) Sialkot (B) Nagarkot (C) Pathankot (D) Amarkot

7. Shah Jahan had built the Taj Mahal in memory of

(A) Jahanara (B) Arjumand Banu Begum (C) Anarkali (D) Rowshanara

8. Sir Thomas Roe had visited the court of

(A) Shah Jahan (B) Jahangir (C) Babur (D) Akbar

9. The land revenue system under Akbar was systematized by

(A) Raja aeharimal (B) Raja Chunnumal (C) Birbal (D) Raja Todarmal

1.Who was the author of Rajatarangini?

(A) Kalhana (B) Jonaraja (C) Srivara (D) All of the above 

2. Which was the earliest seat of Turkish power in Delhi? (1052 —1060 )

(A) Jahanpanah  (B) Koshak-i Siri (C) Purana Qila (D) Qila -i Rai Pithora

3. Which of the following is true of the Mansabdari system?

(i) Mansab denotes the rank an official held in the Mughal hierarchy.

(ii) Mansabdari usually entailed military obligation towards the empire.

(iii) Salary of a Mansabdar was indicated in the sawar rank he held.

(iv) Remuneration for Mansabdari was provided only in terms of grants of jagir.

(A) (i), (iii), (iv)

(B) (i), (ii), (iv)

(C) (i), (ii)

(D) (i), (ii),(iii), (iv)

4. Who was the author of the Prabandha Chintamani? (1304, Gujarat)

(A) Medhatithi (B) Merutunga (C) Shriharsha (0) Soddhala 

5. What occasioned the break between the Mughals and the Rajputs?

(A) Aurungzeb's favoritism towards Muslims in Mughal service.

(B) Aurungzeb's demolition of Hindu temples. 

(C) Increasing importance of the Marathas in Mughal state.

(D) Succession crisis in Marwar after the death of Jaswant Singh.

1. Jizya was abolished by the Mughal ruler

(A) Humayun  (B) Aurangzeb (C) Akbar  (D) Babur 

2. The Mughal Prince who was well versed in Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit was

(A) Prince Salim  (B)   Prince Sulaiman Shukoh   (C) Prince Dara Shukoh (D) Prince Akbar

3.Who constructed the 'Grand Trunk Road' ?

(A) Akbor  (B) Ashoka   (C) Samudra Gupta (D) Sher Shah Suri   

4. Aurangzeb sent Mukarrab Khan against

(A) Shahji Bhonsle (B) Sambhaji   (C) Shahu  (D) Shivaji  

5. The Persian ruler who beseiged Qandahar m Jahangir's reign was

(A) Shah Muhammad  (B) Shah Raza (C) Shah Parvez  (D) Shah Abbas  

6. Two major crops introduced in India during the Mughal period were

(A) Millet and Groundnut   (B) Tobacco and Maize  (C) Indigo and Maize (D) Potato and Mustard   

7. The Mughals imported fruits from  

(B) Samarkand  (B) Arabia    (C) Kabul   (C) Portugal

8. Which Mughal Emperor transferred the capital from Agra to Delhi ?

(A) Jahangir  (B) Bahadur Shah (C) Shah Jahan  (D) Aurangzeb

9. Which Mughal Emperor was a patron of Hindustani music and was popularly known as Rangila ?

(A) Bahadur Shah I    (B) Muhammad Shah (C) Ahmed Shah (D) Bahadur Shah II 

10. Permission to the Bntish to establish their trading centre at Surat was given by the Mughal Emperor

(A) Akbar  (B) Jahangir (C) Babur   (D) Humayun   

11. Who is the only women historian to write a historical account of the Mughal period ?

(A) Gulbadan Begum  (B) Zebun-nissa Begum (C) Noorjahan  (D) Jahanara Begum 

12. Which of the following facts about the Taj Mahal is incorrect ?

(A) It is situated outside the Agra Fort

(B) The names of artisans who built are engraved on it.      

(C) It is a magnificient Mausoleum

(D) It was built by Shah Jahan





1.The Nawab of Awadh who was appointed as Wazir of the Mughal empire was

(A) Asaf ud daula      

(B) Nasiruddin

(C) Sadat Khan      

(D) Safdar Jang       

2.Which of the following did not form part of the contingents maintained by the mansabdar ?

(A) Bowmen       

(B) Musketeers

(C) Cavalrymen    

(D) Artillerymen   

1.Which Mughal building is said to possess the unique feature of being exactly equal in length and breadth ?

(A) Taj Mahal    (B) Buland Darwaja (C) Red fort    (D) Agra fort 

2.Which Mughal ruler conferred the title of 'Raja' on Ram Mohan Roy and requested him to go to England to plead for a hike in the Emperor's pension ?

(A) Akbar II    (B) Bahadur Shah II  (C) Saha Alam ll   (D)   None of the above

3.Which Mughal is credited with prohibiting 'Sati' unless the widow herself, on her own free will, persistently desired it ?

(A) Akbar       (B) Aurangzeb  (C) Babur   (D) Humayun     

4. During the reign of which Mughal was tobacco introduced in India ?

(A) Aurangzeb    (B) Akbar   (C) Shahjahan   (D) Jahangir   

5. How many Mughal provinces were there under Akbar and Aurangzeb respectively ?

 (A) 14 and 20       (B) 16 and 19  (C) 15 and 21   (D) 17 and 19  

1.The only type of Jagir which could not be transferred was the -

(A) Khidmati jagir  (B) Milkiyat Jagir  (C) Tan Jagir (D) Watan Jagir    

2.Which revenue system among the following is also known as the 'bandobast' system ?

(A) Zabit   (B) Nasaq    (C) Kankut (D) Dahsala   

3. During the reign of which Mughal was tobacco introduced in India ?

(A) Akbar (B) Jahangir    (C) Shahjahan   (D) Aurangzeb       

4. Which Mughal is credited with prohibiting Sati unless the widow herself, of her own free will, persistently desired it ?

(A) Babur  (B) Jahangir  (C) Akbar   (D) Humayan 

5. A new technique of painting, known as Siyahi qalam, became fashionable during the reign of -

 (A) Akbar    (B) Shahjahan  (C) Aurangzeb       (D) jahangir   

6. Who among the following Mughal rulers were half Rajput (born of a Rajput mother) ?

(A) Akbar and Jahangir

(B) Jahangir and Humayan   

(C) Jahangir and Shahjahan

(D) Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb

7. Who was the first Englishman to visit Jahangir's court ?

(A) William Edwards   (B) Thomas Roe    (C) Hawkins  (D) Red Dragon        



1. Who among the following Mughal Minister was the 'pay master-general' as well ?

(A) Diwan   (B) Khan-i-Saman     (C) Mir Bakshi   (D) Vakil

2. Who among the following nobles of Akbar was killed by the Afgan rebels in one of the Mughal campaigns to suppress them ?

(A) Man Singh   (B) Birbal     (C) Bhagwan Das (D) Todar Mal      

3. Who among the following Rajputs were the first to voluntarily submit to Akbar ?

(A) Sisodias (B) Rathors  (C) Kachchhawahas (D) Hedas 

4. Who among the following Englishmen was given the title 'Khan' by Jahangir ?

(A) Thomas Roe    (B) Ralph Fitch       (C) Hawkins   (D) Newbery

5. During the reign of which great Mughal was tobacco introduced in India ?

(A) Jahangir        (B) Akbar    (C) Shahjahan     (D) Aurangze

6. Which of the following mosques of the Mughals is also known as the 'pearl-mosque' ?

(A) Moti Masjid at Agra (B) Aurangzeb's personal mosque in the Red Fort (C) Jamia Masjid at Delhi  (D) Jamia Masjid at Fatehpur


1.Who translated Atharvaveda into Persian during the Mughal period ?

(A) Khafi Khan   (B) Malik Muhammad Jayasi (C) Abdul Hamid Lahori      (D) Haji Ibrahim Sarhindi   

2. Which General of Aurangzeb conquered Ahom kingdom in the East India ?

(A) Jai Singh  (B) Sayesta Khan    (C) Mir Zumla (D) Josowant Singh    



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